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Private Banks Ditching Destructive Coal Investments, International Financial Institutions Need To Follow Suit

Earlier this week, Barclays Bank did something amazing -- one of the world's largest banks announced it would no longer finance coal-mining companies that pursue the destructive practice of mountaintop removal mining (MTR) in Appalachia. Will the US Export-Import Bank and other public financial institutions also rule out investment in destructive coal mining projects?

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